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52 news items of Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
Faster train travel to London
On 7 July 2020 in Brussels, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, and the United Kingdom signed the treaties enabling faster train ...
State Secretary Van Veldhoven launches new campaign to combat packaging waste
Along with manufacturers, State Secretary Van Veldhoven (Environment) is launching a new campaign to combat packaging waste, as ...
Government offers financial support to KLM as a result of the corona crisis
The Dutch government supports KLM for an amount of 3.4 billion euros. The support consists of a guarantee for bank loans of up to ...
Deposit on small plastic bottles to reduce street litter
1 July 2021 will see the introduction of a deposit on small plastic bottles. This is what State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...
Joining forces to help stranded Dutch travellers; Reporting centre bijzonderebijstandbuitenland.nl
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Association of Insurers, the Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators ...
Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen imposes use of cleaner fuel in aviation sector
Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants the Netherlands to play a pioneering role in Europe ...
Cleaner water and free passage for migratory fish in the river Rhine
New agreements between the Rhine basin countries will boost the riverbanks’ resilience against waterlogging and further improve ...
Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: re-designing the Netherlands to cope with weather extremes
Rendering the Netherlands resilient against extreme weather, such as torrential rain and prolonged drought, requires additional ...
Study: shopkeepers see substantial reduction in use of plastic bags
Since the introduction of the ban on giving out free plastic bags, shopkeepers have seen consumers alter their behaviour. Now ...
Flying drones safely campaign launched
In June 2016, various stations in the Netherlands broadcast items pointing out the regulations in force for flying drones. ...